Top 10 Non-IIM MBA colleges in India for 2022-24

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MBA candidates dream of getting into a top-ranked management program. It has been announced that shortlists for all IIMs have been released, and those who aren’t selected may seek admission to top private management colleges in India that are equally good. The curriculum, projects, learning experiences, internships, and infrastructure at Non-IIMs are comparable to those at IIMs. There are now many options for top MBA colleges accredited by IIMs. If you missed out on top IIMs, you have many options for top MBA colleges as competent as IIMs. The following are ten private colleges that you might be interested in enrolling in, as well as their admission processes. 

  1. FMS Delhi

FMS Delhi was established under the aegis of the University of Delhi, which is one of the oldest B-Schools in the country. The flagship management program at FMS is a 2-year residential MBA program. Admission to the top B Schools at the national level is conducted once a year. The FMS Delhi offers a wide range of MBA programs as well as MBA Executive, MBA Executive (Health Care Administration) and PhD programs.

FMS Delhi offers MBA programs to more than 25,000 applicants each year. The CAT 2021 score is primarily used for admission to the FMS MBA course. There are 10 times more candidates shortlisted for PI shortlist from FMS Delhi’s MBA Stage1 shortlist in February as compared to the approved intake of 287. Final shortlist for FMS Delhi is created by taking into account the CAT Score as well as the GD and PI rounds.

  1. ISB Hyderabad

According to The Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2021, ISB Hyderabad is ranked number one in India and number 23 worldwide. In addition to its flagship Global MBA program for professionals, the college offers a 1-year residential Post Graduate Program in Management equivalent to the Global MBA. Apart from PGP, the School also offers PGPPro, a Professional Program for working professionals, a MaX Executive Program, and a Family Business Program, PGP MFAB.

There are several Advanced Management courses in different specializations available at the B School for fellow program managers. The official website of the institute offers application forms for all courses. Final Deadline for ISB Hyderabad PGP Admissions is January 30, 2022.

  1. MDI Gurgaon

Among the best management schools in India, Management Development Institute Gurgaon is ranked among the Top 15 MBA colleges. B School of Business offers two-year full-time PGDM, PGDM-HRM, and PGDM-IB programs which are approved by the AICTE, apart from other one-year PGDM courses and doctorate programmes. AICTE’s National Board of Assessment has given the MDI PGDM course an “A” grade.

In MDI Gurgaon Admission Process, CAT 2021 scores are an essential requirement for the GD/PI round. MDI will only accept GMAT and CAT scores for MBA Admissions 2022. The CAT cutoff for MDI is expected to be between 93 and 95 percentile based on previous year’s trends. When MDI Gurgaon makes an admission call, it takes into account the CAT score and the Academic score. MDI Gurgaon considers PI-WAT cut-offs and work experience during the Final Selection Round

  1. JBIMS Mumbai

The flagship course at JBIMS is the 2-year full-time residential Master in Management Studies (MMS) Programme, which is rated among the top benchmarked management colleges. As well as offering part-time MMS, M.SC Finance, and PhD programs in Management Studies, the leading institute has campuses throughout the country.

JBIMS accepts CAT, CMAT, XAT apart from MAH CET for candidates from all over India to apply for its MMS and M.Sc Finance programs. CAP is conducted by DTE Maharashtra after the declaration of the Maharashtra CET results for JBIMS Mumbai admissions for its flagship 2 years flagship MMS Programme in 2021.

  1. SPJIMR Mumbai

For the second consecutive year, SPJIMR is among the top 50 business schools in the Financial Times (FT) 2021 Business School Rankings. The business school was ranked among the top 500 business schools in the world in 2016. We offer a postgraduate program in Management (PGPM) that consists of a one-year full-time programme and three months of online learning. On top of SPJIMR’s PGPM program, the campus offers the following courses:

The XAT 2022 exam score will not be accepted for SPJIMR Mumbai admissions in 2022. Candidates will be selected based on their profiles and CAT 2021/GMAT scores. SP Jain Institute of Management & Research evaluates all applicants on a composite score, their profile, academic record, entrance test score, work experience, and PI performance. CAT/GMAT scores of 85 percentile or more are required for PGDM admission to SPJIMR.

  1. SIBM Pune

One of Symbiosis International’s (Deemed) top MBA colleges is the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune. It is SIBM Pune’s flagship full-time two-year MBA programme. It is divided into four semesters and offers specialties in Marketing, Human Resource Management, Finance, and Operations Management. It also offers MBAs in Innovation and Entrepreneurship as well as Leadership and Strategy (L&S).

MBA admissions at IBM Pune in 2022 will be based on the score received in SNAP 2021. Final admissions to the SIBM Pune MBA program are determined by scores in the Entrance Exam, Group Exercise, Personal Interview, and Written Ability Test (PI-WAT). A WAT will be scrapped because of the pandemic situation, and the PI round will be conducted online.

  1. XIM Bhubaneshwar

A high-ranking B-school in India, XIM Bhubaneshwar (XIMB) is part of XIM university, which is considered one of the top universities for MBAs in India. XIMB usually sets its cutoffs beyond the 90 percentile.

We offer full-time, 2-year flagship MBA (BM) and Executive MBA (EMBA-BM) programmers to working executives. Admissions are based on CAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ X-GMT scores, past academic records, WAT, GD, and PI rounds. In the case of EMBA-BM, the institute also considers work experience. Aside from the EPGDM and PhD programs, XIMB also offers an EPhD program.

  1. Great Lakes Chennai

Great Lakes Chennai, ranked as one of the top-ranked institutes, offers MBA equivalent full-time residential programmes, including PGPM and PGDM with AICTE approval. Aside from these offerings, the School offers executive-level courses like an Executive PGXPM program for professionals at the mid and senior levels and a Global PGP program for family business managers. It also offers PGPM FLEX, a Weekend management program for young professionals.

We have extended the registration deadline for the Chennai PGPM/ PGDM Admissions 2022 to Feb 10, 2022. We accept GMAT, CAT, XAT, CMAT, and working experience of a minimum of 2 years for admission to our flagship PGPM Program. For the Great Lakes campus, candidates with less than 2 years of experience may apply.

  1. NITIE Mumbai

It is among the oldest prestigious institutes in India to offer the two-year full-time Industrial Management program. NITIE Mumbai offers a flagship program in Industrial Engineering, the PG Diploma in Industrial Engineering (PGDIE).  Additionally, the institute offers a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management (PGDIM) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety and Environmental Management (PGDISEM), a Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Safety and Environmental Management (PGDSEM), a Post Graduate Diploma in Vertical Lift Field Management (PGPEX-VLFM) and a Fellow Program in Management (FPM) at its campus.

The candidates will be required to qualify through the CAT examination, followed by a group discussion and personal interview at NITIE Mumbai. There are a number of factors that go into the final merit list. These include CAT Score, academic scores, Engineering marks, GD and PI scores, etc.

  1. XIME Bangalore

A top-ranked B School in India is XIME (Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship). This PGDM course is offered by the institute as a prominent flagship course for a full-time, residential two-year program approved by AICTE. There are 180 students registered for the PGDM program, and 60 for the PGDM BA program. Registration is currently open for XIME Bangalore’s PGDM course until the last date of submission of the filled-in application forms and payment of the application fee is March 31, 2022.

XIME Bangalore does not accept scores from CAT, XAT, MAT, ATMA, CMAT, or GMAT for admission to the PGDM program. Students applying to XIME Bangalore’s PGDM program will be evaluated on the basis of a group discussion, personal interview, academic background, extracurricular activities, and diversity. The University of Mysore has approved the PhD program of XIME Bangalore in addition to the PGDM program. XIME conducts an entrance test and selects PhD candidates based on the results of the entrance test followed by PI interview.


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